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Diana Nansikombi Bbosa -Versus- Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited & 2 Ors

This was a case decided in the High Court (Commercial Division) where we represented the plaintiff in whose favour judgment was entered on the following issues; The Mortgage deed as signed between the plaintiff and defendant was found by Court to be invalid for want of attestation. The form of a valid mortgage was discussed by the court as it is clearly provided for by the law. The sale of the mortgaged property located in Buziga ultimately derived from the Mortgage [...]

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Commissioner Customs Uganda Revenue Authority –Versus- Kirenga Fred

The Commissioner Customs Uganda Revenue Authority (Appellant) appealed to the Court of Appeal against  Kirenga Fred (Respondent) on three (3) grounds contesting the lower court’s awards to the respondent of compensatory damages, general damages and exemplary damages. Background. The respondent was charged with several counts of interfering with the goods; neutral portable ethanol that had been seized by Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner in charge of customs and he was as well accused of fraudulent evasion of tax contrary to section 203 [...]

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Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited-Versus-Cellular Gallore Limited & 2 Ors

  In this case, our Senior Partner David S Kaggwa [FCIArb] represented the third defendant who was discharged as a Guarantor in a claim brought by the Bank against him, the first & second defendants. Background. The Plaintiff (Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited) initially extended a home loan facility worth Ug Shs 700,000,000 to the 1st plaintiff (Cellular Gallore Ltd), this loan was secured by a mortgage deed over land and property in Kyadondo Block 237 Plot 326 land at Mutungo and Luzira, [...]

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Eco-Shelter & Environmental Consultants -Versus- Uganda Post Limited T/A Posta Uganda

Judgment in this case was delivered on the 12th day of July 2012 at the High Court (Commercial Division), it was entered for the plaintiffs (Architect Joel Katerega, Dr. Hannington Ssengendo T/A Eco-Shelter & Environmental Consultants) for whom our Senior Partner David S Kaggwa represented. In the result, judgment was entered for the plaintiff in the following terms; It was declared that the Consultancy Services Agreement was partly performed by the plaintiffs. It was declared that the Consultancy Services Agreement was [...]

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THE ARBITRATION CONCEPTS, PROCESS & BENEFITS

View this post on Instagram Senior Partner, David S Kaggwa (@davidkaggwa) made a remarkable presentation on "The Arbitration Concepts, Process & Benefits" in a Training organized by the Uganda Law Society (@ugandalawsociety) on Alternative Dispute Resolution. You can find the full presentation on https://www.dropbox.com/s/corzrnedicr0s0w/Arbitration%20Presentation.pdf?dl=0 #ADR #Arbitration #KaggwaLaw #BenefitsOfADR #ProcessesInArbitration #alternativedisputeresolution A post shared by Kaggwa & Kaggwa Advocates (@kaggwaadvocates_) on Aug 23, 2018 at 8:36am PDT On the 23rd August, 2018, Mr. David S. Kaggwa [...]

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SCORPION HOLDINGS LIMITED –VERSUS – LION ASSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED

This case was decided in the High Court (Commercial Division) in 2015. It was decided in favour of the Plaintiff and it set precedent on a number of legal issues that arose especially in Insurance law which include; Fraud in Insurance. Estoppel Whether a contract of insurance where premium is paid entitles an insured to indemnify from an insurance company. Background. The Plaintiff (Scorpion Holdings Ltd) secured Insurance cover for loss arising out of fire from the Defendant (Lion Assurance Co.) by a Contractor’s [...]

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